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At Madroña, we make exceptional wines that are a simple, yet powerful, reflection of this special place, meant to be enjoyed at table with family and friends.

Open for Tasting Everyday from 11am–5pm

Our last tasting reservations is at 4pm, but we remain open for purchases until 5:00. All of our tastings are held outside and reservations are suggested, but we do accommodate walk-ins as we are able. Tastings cost $15.00/taster and of that $5.00 can be applied to a purchase of wine. Our tables sit 6 comfortably, and reservations should be made for all sitting at the table, including children. We do allow well-behaved dogs on a leash, and they must remain with you at the table.

We do have a masking policy in place to protect of employees who are constantly using their taste and smell to perform their job. Masks are not required at our outside tasting tables. However, we do require masks to enter the winery. We appreciate your respect of our employees.

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Experience Madroña

Madroña’s exceptional mountain elevation vineyards offer perfect growing conditions for the wide range of Rhône and Bordeaux varietals we grow here. Well-drained soil and mild temperatures throughout the year produce grapes with mild acidity and optimal maturity. This distinctive fruit creates the perfect foundation for our unique family of estate grown and bottled wines.

Situated at 3,000 feet in the El Dorado County Appellation, Madroña consists of three family-owned vineyards — our Madroña vineyard, located in Apple Hill, and our Enyé and Sumu-Kaw vineyards, located in nearby Pleasant Valley. These three unique vineyard sites are planted with over 26 varietals, carefully selected for their unique winemaking characteristics and blending qualities.


Wines

Hillside Wines

Hillside Collection wines are quality, estate-grown, varietal wines carefully crafted to complement a wide variety of foods and perfect for everyday meals and casual occasions.

Grapes come from our three El Dorado Appellation vineyards, whose mild climate and deep soils provide perfect growing conditions for the wide range of varieties that are the foundation for these wines.

Signature Collection

The Madroña Signature Collection features elegant wines that showcase the finest fruit from our three vineyard properties and are particularly successful expressions of varietal style, character, and quality.

Handcrafted and artistically blended, our Signature Collection Reserve wines profoundly express the unique characteristics of each varietal.

Single Vineyard Wines

Madroña Single Vineyard wines are small lot offerings sourcing distinctive fruit from each of our three vineyards – Madroña Vineyard, Enyé Vineyard, and Sumu-Kaw Vineyard. Each highlights the unique varietal characteristics and terroir of the specific vineyard site from which the fruit is harvested.

As we taste through the barrels before final blending, we invariably come across a barrel that is positively special. The character may be intense, subtle, unusually fruity, or complex. It screams to be bottled separately to retain the unique aspects that show the exquisite nature of our diverse vineyards. Single vineyard lots, which are traditionally bottled unfined and unfiltered, exhibit a purity and a sense of place seldom seen in California wine.

Single Vineyard Wines

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Specialty Wines

From our Fiore to our popular Blanc de Blancs, Madroña Specialty wines are special bottlings of uncommon varietals, produced on a limited basis by our winemaker.

New-World Port

From one of the first wines Madrona ever made, port-styled wines have become a mainstay of our portfolio. A blend of seven estate-grown Portuguese varieties, our New-World Port embodies both elegance and balance.

Visit Madroña

During Covid, visiting Madroña is a little different. Our tasting room is open daily from 11-5 for wine pick-ups and orders. We are open for tasting daily. Reservations are preferred, but we do take walk-ups if space allows. Our last reservations is at 3:30, and we will take walk-ups until 4:00. Our tastings include two flights of our wines and cost $15.00/person. We discount your tasting by $5.00 when you purchase a bottle of wine. Club members receive 2 complimentary tastings per visit. Come in and check us out! You will enjoy our friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Tours

We are currently unable to accommodate tours at this time. Please check back with us in the future as Covid 19 restrictions are constantly changing.

Location

Madroña Vineyards is located 45 miles East of Sacramento on U.S. Highway 50 in the heart of Apple Hill and the California Gold Country. From Highway 50, take the Carson Road exit (5 miles east of Placerville), go west on Carson Road 1/4 mile, turn right through High Hill Ranch. From the winery, it is only a 55-mile drive to South Lake Tahoe and the mountain resorts.

  • Tasting room hours: Open daily 11 am – 5 pm for pick-up and ordering
  • Tastings—reservations suggested. Last reservation is at 3:30pm. We accommodate walk-ups throughout the day as space allows. last walk-up is 4:00pm
  • Tours by appointment only 530-644-5948

Upcoming Madroña Events

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Madroña Wine Clubs

Each of our three wine clubs are released in February, June, and October, and they all include 4 bottles at a 20% discount. Club members also receive additional discounts on wines, invitations to special “club-only” events at the winery, and special member-only wines. Club members and their guests also receive complimentary tasting when visiting the winery.

Special Release Club – Enjoy both red and white wines? Consider our Special Release Club (SRC). You’ll receive 4 different wines with each shipment, including reds, whites, rosés, and the occasional dessert wine. Special Release Sign Up

Our Red Only Connoisseurs (ROCs) Club will delight your tastes. Each shipment includes 2 bottles of 2 different varieties (with one bottle to enjoy now and the other to cellar for the future.) Red Only Connoisseurs Sign Up

Wowed by Whites? Our Wild over Whites (WOW) Club will impress the most discerning white wine palate. You’ll be tantalized by a 4-bottle selection of our high-elevation whites and rosés. Wild over Whites Sign Up

Need more Madroña with each shipment? Join our Plus 8 Club. In addition to the 4 bottles you receive with your club selection, receive an additional 8 bottles selected by Paul. These 8 bottles get a 25% discount and reflect what Paul is drinking now. Plus 8 Sign Up

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Tasting Room Hours

Open daily 11am – 5pm

Physical Address

2560 High Hill Road
Camino, CA 95709 [map]

Mailing Address

PO Box 454
Camino, CA 95709

Phone & Email

530-644-5948


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